Music Teacher Vacancy at Pilton Community College

Pilton Community College, Barnstaple, Devon


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject Music
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary £24,373 - £40,490 FTE (this will be paid pro-rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic music teacher to teach music across the full ability range at key stages 3 and 4. A strong knowledge of music technology and a passion for the subject are essential. This is a part-time, permanent position working 0.5 FTE, 39 weeks per year, as of September 2020*.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced music teacher, or newly qualified music teacher, to join our friendly and rapidly improving school in Barnstaple. The successful candidate will be a creative practitioner who delivers engaging and imaginative lessons, with a specialist knowledge of music technology through all key stages. You will have a commitment to supporting our broad range of extra-curricular activities that enable our students to explore their enjoyment of the subject and develop their creative skills further.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher and will have the advantage of:

• working alongside our highly committed, professional and dedicated team

• excellent support packages for NQTs and new staff

• outstanding opportunities for CPD

You must have high expectations of yourself, your colleagues and your students, and be committed to creating a stimulating learning environment which challenges everyone to achieve the highest standards. You must be highly organised, with the ability to establish effective learning opportunities and deliver outstanding lessons, encouraging our students to be the best they can.

To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 17th August 2020. Interviews will take place virtually on Friday 21st August 2020. Successful candidates will be advised on the date of interview.

*Please note that at present the Trust is considering a range of potential start dates for the appointment to this post. The start date could be at any time from 1st September to 31st October, and accordingly if there are any restrictions that mean that you would not be able to comply with a start date within the range referred to above, you are asked to include such information within your application. Please note that your not being able to commence work during the entire range of dates available will not adversely impact on your application being considered at this stage, but may have an adverse impact in your being offered the position if by that time the Trust is not in a position to confirm the precise start date.

Applying for the job

To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post.

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1152 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Pilton Community College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Pilton Community College

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.

Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

School location

Chaddiford Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1RB